The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 7.95% 5.26% 21.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 18.75% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Average salary £35,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.44% +3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Communications & Networking Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 41.72% 28.07% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 24
Average salary £45,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Firewall
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Andover

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) DHCP
1 31 (100.00%) DNS
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 31 (100.00%) HP
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
1 31 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (51.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 16 (51.61%) HP SIM
3 16 (51.61%) HP Data Protector
3 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
3 16 (51.61%) Symantec
3 16 (51.61%) ITIL
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 15 (48.39%) MCSE
4 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
4 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
4 15 (48.39%) Change Management
4 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
4 15 (48.39%) Clustering
4 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (48.39%) Windows 2000 Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
1 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) DHCP
1 31 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (51.61%) Administrator
2 15 (48.39%) Design Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 8
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
2 15 (48.39%) Change Management
2 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) MCSE
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (48.39%) XenApp
3 9 (29.03%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
1 16 (51.61%) HP Data Protector
1 16 (51.61%) HP SIM
1 16 (51.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 11 (35.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) HP
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Symantec
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) 3PAR